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by JoelGwood
Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:14 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Week 5 run 2
Replies: 7
Views: 2501

Re: Week 5 run 2

I'm glad I'm not the only one who does this. :D My friends and I all run together and I carry a speaker so we can all listen to the same thing, and I always sneak longer songs into the playlist to help make time seem to go faster. I don't know what it is, but the long songs make the workout seem so ...
by JoelGwood
Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: So sad!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2310

Re: So sad!!!!

I'm still in the denial stage :D I've been running week 9 over and over. It's too good to let go!
by JoelGwood
Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Tough Run After 20 Minute Run?
Replies: 11
Views: 3788

Re: Tough Run After 20 Minute Run?

Woohoo! Congratulations, Steph! I can't believe you did it, either! I'll bet all your kids are super impressed with you! :D Keep it up!
by JoelGwood
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Strating out is so hard
Replies: 7
Views: 2726

Re: Strating out is so hard

zanesdaddy, I completely agree with all the others! For me, the first 3 weeks were the hardest, and I had a little difficulty getting myself out in the mornings to do the runs. But, as starknut said earlier, I eventually found myself looking forward to each run! I couldn't believe I was finally gett...
by JoelGwood
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Week 6 wk 1
Replies: 3
Views: 1757

Re: Week 6 wk 1

In the past 2 days, I've done 60 minutes of running and felt great about it! I still can't believe I'm actually enjoying running! :D Great job!
by JoelGwood
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Please Help! Week 6 Struggles!
Replies: 4
Views: 2059

Re: Please Help! Week 6 Struggles!

I don't know about either of you, but after the 20-minute run, I got super excited and thought I could take on the world! Although that is a wonderful mindset, I feel as if I tried to tackle too much the next week. On the first 2 runs of week 6, I completely over-paced myself and ran out of energy. ...
by JoelGwood
Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:39 am
Forum: The Graduate Forum
Topic: Roll of honour 
Replies: 109
Views: 55864

Re: Roll of honour 

Name: Joel Location: Oblong, IL, USA Age: 18 Finished: February 24, 2012 finished! edit.jpg Finished! 9 weeks ago, it was impossible to envision myself being this successful and able! I can't believe that I just ran for 30 minutes straight, and I enjoyed it! I might be finished with this program, bu...
by JoelGwood
Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: 20 minute run!
Replies: 6
Views: 1983

Re: 20 minute run!

Congratulations!! I don't know if there's a feeling much more amazing in this journey than the step where you finally find out that you are a true runner!

I hope you have many more amazing milestones in the future!
by JoelGwood
Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:41 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Completed a 5k Race Before Finishing the App
Replies: 4
Views: 1937

Re: Completed a 5k Race Before Finishing the App

Woohoo! This is so awesome, Steph! Now you have a running time to improve on in the future, something that will only spur you on toward greater goals! Can't wait to see how much you improve!
by JoelGwood
Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:39 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: I ran for 3 minutes!
Replies: 7
Views: 2592

Re: I ran for 3 minutes!

I agree with Steph big time! Once you can jump from 1.5 minutes to 3 minutes, you've got the toughest part of the program under your belt! Keep up the amazing runs!